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organization that serves a local high school. new at 10:00, john sasaki live in contra costa county where those thieves hit sometime during the past week. john-- >> reporter: frank, those two groups they store all of their supplies here and tonight they are devastated. one gives high school seniors a night of their lives and the other delivers christmas to thousands of people who would other wise go without. >> reporter: christmas trees in march, but here in contra costa county there is not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these organizations help supply christmas to hundreds of people every year. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: but all that is in jeopardy because thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned up most everything of value. >> all our big cooks pots, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, decorations, clothes every single thing -- 68 tables. 100 chairs. >> unconsciousable that someone would steal from an organization like that. >> they got probably $10,000 of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, exten
unveiling of a vietnam memorial honoring soldiers. john sasaki was there where hundreds paid to pay respects for those who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> reporter: all the way over to xavier, this new memorial holds the nails of the 142 sons of san jose who paid the ultimate price during the vietnam war. hundreds game together near hp pavilion to honor the men from san jose who died in vietnam. a dramatic tribute, a helicopter flew over the new vietnam memorial. one of those who died was 20- year-old kenneth dahl his sister was here and honoring her brother and jason hall. p who was killed on -- hall, who was killed on 911. >> i'm so proud of them. i miss them. so proud of their service to our country. >> happy to see it, as a vietnam veteran myself, it's important to honor those who served during the era. >> there has been a steady stream of people stopping by to pay attention to, to honor and really appreciate the message here at this memorial. live in san jose, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it's a service held for centuries at the vatican but pope francis is making some chang
in the south bay to honor those killed during had a war. ktvu's john sasaki was in san josi, where soldiers' families told him about the importance of that monument. >> reporter: in dramatic tribute a vietnam- error helicopter flew over the any san josi vietnam memorial. >> it's important to acknowledge the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during that era. >> reporter: hundreds came together to honor the 142 men known as the sons of san josi. >> who sacrificed their lives fighting for the freedom and ideas of our country. >> reporter: the crowd was moved as the memorial was unveiled. then all the names were honored individually. >> lance corporal steven walters, jr.. marine corps. >> one of those who died was 20-year-old kenneth dahl and his sister was there honoring both him and their brother jason dahl the captain the united 93 that crashed in pennsylvania on 9/11. >> i'm so proud of both of them. it's been over the years, i'm so proud of their service to our country. >> reporter: what do you think? >> you just don't think about it, you feel it. >> reporter: aft
of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a huge press conference with other local state and federal law enforcement which have been leading related efforts. >> there were 23 arrests and in those arrests we have seized 55 firearms that included four assault weapons. >> reporter: afterward, mayor quan told us that it was meant as a warning to those offenders. >
on march fifth. >>> now to the south bay where the san jose police has new officers. john sasaki tells us when the new officers will be on the street and what challenges they face. >> reporter: those present cheered on their loved ones. >> we need your commitment, dedication and enthusiasm. >> reporter: two women and 41 men had their family and friends pin on their new badges then they were all sworn in. >> it's just an honor to be an officer now with the san jose police department. >> reporter: 31-year-old julian taylor worked previously for a phone and cable company. >> san jose police department gave me a great opportunity and they're filled with opportunities. it's a great city and wonderful people from the training officers and everybody i've met here. so just really excited. >> reporter: his parents were by his side all through this process. >> i'm worried but i am so proud of my son. and he's with a fine department. >> reporter: chuck reed is thrilled to have a new class but acknowledges there's a tough task ahead. >> we have crime going up, of course property crimes are going up a
the san jose police has new officers. john sasaki tells us when the new officers will be on the street and what challenges they face. >> reporter: those present cheered on their loved ones. >> we need your commitment, dedication and enthusiasm. >> reporter: two women and 41 men had their family and friends pin on their new badges then they were all sworn in. >> it's just an honor to be an officer now with the san jose police department. >> reporter: 31-year-old julian taylor worked previously for a phone and cable company. >> san jose police department gave me a great opportunity and they're filled with opportunities. it's a great city and wonderful people from the training officers and everybody i've met here. so just really excited. >> reporter: his parents were by his side all through this process. >> i'm worried but i am so proud of my son. and he's with a fine department. >> reporter: chuck reed is thrilled to have a new class but acknowledges there's a tough task ahead. >> we have crime going up, of course property crimes are going up all over the state and we need to respond to
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